In the summer of 2024, more than 9.7 million spectators and 10,000 athletes will be commuting throughout France for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. With this in mind, every aspect of the nation’s rail infrastructure has to run optimally in order to provide fast and reliable station-to-station service for the…
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Eurotunnel Le Shuttle Freight’s new online emissions calculator will help logistics companies to reduce their environmental impact by enabling them to monitor their carbon savings and emissions.
SNCF and its partners have begun testing a modified Regio 2N regional train as a prototype autonomous regional train for France's rail network.
By confirming the refinancing agreement, Eurostar will be able to continue to operate the vital link between the UK and parts of Europe and meet its financial obligations in the short- to mid-term
UIC has welcomed the new French law, which restricts domestic flights in favour of promoting rail, as it sends a very clear message on the urgent need for modal shift to rail.
On behalf of four French Regions, SNCF Voyageurs has placed an order with Alstom for the delivery of the first hydrogen trains for France.
A total of nine EURO4001 diesel-electric locomotives were ordered by CAPTRAIN France from Alpha Trains, with the last train set to be delivered by the end of March 2021.
Manufactured in Hauts-de-France, and certified ‘Made in France’, the new trains are set to modernise and improve services on France’s busiest lines.
The new order is part of an agreement signed in 2010 for Bombardier to provide a maximum of 860 OMNEO Regio 2N trains to SNCF.
For the first time in France, a locomotive has run in partial autonomy, under real operating conditions, with fully automated acceleration and braking functions.
With the new mobile app, SNCF Réseau’s maintenance teams are alerted and activated in real-time to incidents on the network, with the use of geolocation.
The proposal, made by the French Prime Minister, will see track access charges waived until the end of 2020, which will support rail freight in a post-COVID-19 world.
Isabelle Fonverne, Senior Advisor for Safety at the International Union of Railways (UIC), writes that, to better address risks at level crossings, soft or harder measures must be taken not only by the railways, but also by the road sector and relevant authorities.
Representing the second order from SNCF for the Normandy region, Bombardier will supply 11 additional OMNEO Premium double-deck EMU trains.
The Coradia Polyvalent trains, used by SNCF Voyageurs throughout the French regions, provide passengers with an ecological and economical mode of transport.